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Pink lake in Shiraz

Maharloo Lake or Pink lake in Shiraz

About the southeastern part of Shiraz , there is  a pinkish lake that attracts tourists every year. There are some different birds living near Maharloo Lake like flamingos. However, near this lake, there is a village dating back to Safavid era and its name is derived from Maharloo village. Hence, Maharloo Lake also known as pink lake and as the weather gets warmer , the lake becomes more pinkish. 

Maharloo Lake - Pink lake in Shiraz - lakes of Iran

Maharloo Lake – Pink lake in Shiraz

Interestingly, the area of Maharloo Lake is 160 length  and width of it is 43 kilometers. However, water of this lake tastes salty and it is a good source for producing salt. Different plants like oaks, willows and almonds trees exist there. There is no any fish in this lake due to extremely salty water, however, different kinds of amphibians are living there.

Maharloo Lake, Pink Lake. Photo: @SamDavani

Maharloo Lake, Pink Lake. Photo: @SamDavani

Furthermore, Maharloo Lake water typically evaporates by the end of summer and exposes the white lake bed. By mid-summer and due to high evaporation rates and salt concentrations, the lake water turns pinkish red as a result of the red tide within the lake.

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